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stockpile

[′stäk‚pīl]
(engineering)
A reserve stock of material, equipment, raw material, or other supplies.
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This data-driven method considers the trade-off between risk and stockpiling cost, where risk is measured 2 ways: expected value of unmet demand (EUD; number of influenza patients not receiving required ventilation) and probability of unmet demand (PUD; probability at least 1 patient does not receive required ventilation).
This maintains a constant radius from the pivot plate to the axle, ensuring true radial movement and uninterrupted stockpiling.
According to the government, the first state-run LPG stockpiling facility in Japan, equipped with five 50,000-ton tanks, can store LPG equivalent to Japan's demand for a week.
ATA representatives took advantage of the locale of their annual meeting to visit Capitol Hill and discuss two bills on potassium iodide stockpiling with members of Congress.
One potential cause of the spike in sales during promotional periods is stockpiling.
government has recently begun stockpiling vaccines for smallpox, antibiotics for anthrax and potassium iodide for long-term cancer risks associated with radiation exposure.
The Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention prohibits the development, production, and stockpiling of biological weapons agents or delivery devices for anything other than peaceful purposes.
The Wizard Touch automation control system is vital to an efficient stockpiling operation and produces a higher quality product.